Every year thousands of Americans are diagnosed with cancer. Generally, cancer is an anomalous growth of cells in a person's body. There are more than 100 types of cancer that may afflict North Carolina residents, and cancer can strike many different parts of people's bodies.
When a medical condition, injury or other issue prevents you from working, your financial well-being is at stake. It could be important to seek financial support through a claim for disability benefits, but the application process can be both confusing and complicated.
Minor injuries are a common occurrence in the lives of Charlotte residents. The daily bumps, bruises and cuts that individuals often accidently self-inflict can cause significant short-term pain but rarely manifest into serious injuries that keep people from meeting their professional responsibilities. From time to time, though, serious accidents and incidents happen that inflict major injuries on their victims and that force hardworking men and women from keeping up with their jobs.
Not long ago this Charlotte Social Security disability legal blog discussed the incredibly long waits that some Americans must face when their disability benefits' applications are initially denied. The first step in having one's denial reviewed is to request a reconsideration hearing. A reconsideration hearing must be requested within 60 days of when an applicant receives notice that their SSD benefits application has been denied; this post will briefly explain what happens during a reconsideration hearing.
Supplemental security income from the Social Security Administration provides qualifying individuals with financial support. There are a number of ways that a Charlotte resident may qualify for SSI, including by age, disability or blindness. Children may qualify for SSI benefits if they meet the requirements set forth by the Social Security Administration.
It is not uncommon for an applicant for Social Security disability benefits to have their initial application denied. A denial is not necessarily a permanently closed door for someone who is unable to work, but rather another hurdle they must overcome in order to get the help they need and deserve. After receiving a denial of benefits letter a North Carolina resident may choose to have their matter reviewed and submit an appeal.